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Thursday 15th July 2021

Kilmarnock Premier Sports Cup

SPFL Statement

Tribunal award 3-0 win for East Kilbride against Kilmarnock in the Premier Sports Cup following a disciplinary hearing earlier today

At a disciplinary hearing today (Thursday 15 July, 2021) a Sub-Committee of the Board of the SPFL charged Kilmarnock FC for playing Daniel Armstrong in their Premier Sports Cup match against East Kilbride FC on Saturday 10 July, 2021.

Daniel Armstrong was a listed substitute and entered the field of play at 72 minutes when he replaced Chris Burke. Kilmarnock won the match 2-0.

Kilmarnock FC admitted breaching SPFL Rules and Regulations by playing the player in the match while he was serving a one-match Scottish FA suspension.

The Tribunal imposed the following sanctions:

(i) The Club was reprimanded and warned as to future conduct; 

(ii) Kilmarnock’s Premier Sports Cup match v East Kilbride FC will be recorded as a 3-0 victory for East Kilbride; and 

(iii) A fine of £5,000, suspended in full until 30 June 2022 pending any further breaches of SPFL Player Regulation

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